A road to revolution? NDC marks key milestones as Travelport concludes ‘first’ ticket sale and Skyscanner joins NDC Exchange

IATA’s New Distribution Capability (NDC) has been around now for some time, but this week it took a significant step forward after it emerged that…..

More airline majors sign-up and add weight to the SITA and ATPCO NDC Exchange platform

In Aug-2018 Air Canada became the first global airline to process a NDC (New Distribution Capability) production transaction via the NDC Exchange platform developed by…..

Blockchain emerges as a priority technology for research among airlines and airports in 2018

Blockchain is fast emerging as the priority technology for future exploration among airport and airline CIOs globally, attracting the most research attention in 2018. This…..

ATPCO and Blockskye proof of concept will explore application of blockchain in airline offer management

Blockchain is a current buzzword, but there still remains confusion among many areas within the travel sector as to what it is and what it…..

GOL’s adoption of self bag-drop technology set to cut check-in times and reduce waiting times at Rio; Sao Paulo deployment to follow

Brazilian carrier Gol Linhas Aereas has become the first operator in Latin America to adopt SITA’s ‘Scan&Fly’ new self service bag drop technology. The system…..

Air Canada advances its product distribution capabilities as it makes its first NDC exchange connection

The air transport industry is experiencing an evolution in the distribution of airline content and ATPCO and SITA have confirmed Air Canada has now processed…..

SITA Summit Part 2: Airports sitting on a data goldmine

At SITA’s Asia Pacific Air Transport IT Summit in Singapore on 18/19-Apr-2018 (partnered by CAPA) Airports said they were using data in new ways to…..

SITA summit Part 1: Cybersecurity top priority for airlines and airports

SITA hosted the Asia Pacific Air Transport IT Summit in Singapore on 18/19-Apr-2018, with CAPA – Centre for Aviation participating as media sponsor. The summit…..

SITA’s baggage management revolution is here

The air transport communications and information technology specialists SITA have released a white paper on what they dub the ‘Baggage Management Revolution’. As per IATA…..

Blockchain: Industry leaders weigh in

It’s the buzzword we keep hearing more and more but what impact will this revolutionary technology have on the travel industry? Let’s take a closer…..